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THE AMERICAN LEGION

JAMES E. COFFEY POST 3

NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

Post History

The James E. Coffey Post 3, was the third post to be granted a charter in the state of New Hampshire by the American Legion in 1919.

Among the Charter members of the post in 1919 were: William E. Sullivan, Dr. Albert E. Brownrigg, Daniel Maguire, Albert Cote, Harry D. Emerson, Ernest S. Woods, Charles Cote, Harry Parker, Horace D. Gibson, Ray S. Nute, Joseph A. Cardin, David P. Stevens, Everett M. Howe, John P. Nash, David J. Carmody, and Albert C. Poulin.

A charter was granted by national on June 15, 1919 and the James E. Coffey Post became the third Legion Post organized in the State of N.H.

Following granting of the charter, an organization meeting was called and all the temporary officers were officially elected as the first regular officers of the Coffey Post.

COMMANDER: Colonel William E. Sullivan
VICE COMMANDER: Charles Cote
FINANCE OFFICER & TREASURER: David P. Stevens
RECORDING SECRETARY (Adjutant): Harry D. Emerson

Regular meetings were held in the Nashua armory on Canal St., Nashua City Hall, and the Young Men's Christian Association on Temple St.

Our current post home was once the police station for the city of Nashua, NH.

James E Coffey Memorial

Coffey Post 3 History